This page pools together posts that are specifically analysing Bible passages, people, or topics relating to marriage, relationships, and women in the Bible. Some of these dive deep, but others are more beginner-friendly, but they’re all here to help you orient yourself as you read the Bible. All these are sunlight content.
- Was Deuteronomy written by Moses?
- Children of prophecy and prayer in the Bible: which parent did God tell first?
- God is inclusive: in Deuteronomy, in Isaiah and in Acts (reflecting on the meaning of priesthood)
- 1 Corinthians 15 for beginners: Part 4: transforming the perishable so as to inherit the imperishable (1 Cor 15:44-58)
- 1 Corinthians 15 for beginners: Part 3: resurrection is about the body – but what does that actually mean? (1 Cor 15:35-43)
- 1 Corinthians 15 for beginners: Part 2: resurrection as both a present and future event (1 Cor 15:12-34)
- 1 Corinthians 15 for beginners: Part 1: the legal case for Jesus’s resurrection from the dead (1 Cor 15:1-11)
- Flesh: what Paul meant when he used the word ‘sarx’ (Psst! — he wasn’t being sex-negative)
- What exactly is a pledge? Exploring the types of commitment seen in the Bible
- Good Gifts for Growing People: A sermon on Romans 12:1-8
- Who breaks in and does the washing up? Strange stories and Easter
- Revelation 22 for beginners (with illustrations from Harry Potter)
- The book of Esther: surprisingly political – a review of Esther in Ancient Jewish Thought by Aaron Koller
If you’re looking for posts that analyse difficult or ‘clobber’ passages, you’d probably be more interested in the firelight posts under atonement and inclusion, or the moonlight posts under virginity, honour and violence.